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How do I erase all data from the hard drive?

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Setting up external storage without losing hard drive info


Likely the drive came formatted for a PC; also likely that the existing data is PC based.. Reformatting the drive for your Mac (a good thing to do) WILL erase the existing data, but you may not need it...

If you want to save it anyhow, just drag-and drop whatever's on the Lacie (before formatting) to your desktop (maybe in a new folder if you'd like).

Then format the LaCie for the Mac (with journaling is best) and once done, you can drag the stuff you put on the desktop back onto the hard drive.

Hope this helps

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My hard drive is asking to format how can i retrieve my data


Save what data you can to a different hard drive then format the unit . When finished reinstall the data from the drive to which you save the data

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How do I erase all data on my external hard drive?


depends on the erase you want to do. if you want a simple format just open my computer
right click the drive and hit format. select Quick format and then click the format button.

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Hitachi ext. drive formatted for a PC, but now I want to read it


you need to reformat the drive for MAC...

Use Disk Utility To completely erase a Macintosh hard drive that runs OS X 10.3.x or above—not just individual files on the drive—you can use the Disk Utility that is built into the Macintosh operating system.

How to Use Disk Utility to Erase a Macintosh Hard Drive (OS X 10.3.x or 10.4.x)
  1. You must reboot your computer using the OS X system CD that came with your Macintosh. To do so, follow these steps:
  • Insert the CD into the CD drive.
  • Hold down the C key during the startup process.
  1. Select your preferred language. You will then see the Welcome to the Mac OS X Installer window.
  2. From the Installer Menu Bar, click Open Disk Utility. You will then see the Disk Utility window.
  3. In the left pane of the Disk Utility window, click the drive you want to erase.
  4. In the right pane of the Disk Utility window, click the Erase tab.
  5. From the Volume Format drop-down menu, select Mac OS Extended (Journaled).
  6. In the Name field, highlight the existing text and type the name the hard drive is to be called after it's formatted.
  7. NOTE: If you ever plan to connect another computer running OS 9 to this hard drive, you'll want to install the Mac OS 9 disk driver, so that this disk will be visible from an OS 9-booted computer. If you don't know if you will do this in the future, it's best to install these drivers.
  8. The following are the available security options:
  • Don't Erase Data—This option only rewrites the headers on the disk. Files can be recovered by forensics, disk utilities, and other advanced recovery software.
  • Zero Out Data—There are forensics utilities that, albeit expensive and time consuming, can retrieve zeroed-out data.
  • 7-Pass Erase—This is considered sufficient by government standards to erase data from a disk. It writes random data over the disk seven times. It may take several hours or more to complete this process.
  • 35-Pass Erase—This makes it absolutely impossible to regain any data off the drive. This option takes an extremely long time, possibly more than one day.
  1. Click the radio button in front of 7-Pass Erase (recommended by UD).
  2. Click OK.
  3. Click Erase.
  4. Confirm you want to erase. The program will unmount the volume, partition the drive, and rename the volume to the name you typed in step #7 above.

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Portable hard drive read only on mac


to format the drive so that it works on a mac, it needs to be formatted in FAT32 format rather than NTFS format on the pc. you can download free software called swissknife that lets you do this. make sure you back up everything on the drive before you format it in swissknife other wise all your data will be lost

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My cruzer micro 4gb flash needs compression but I get the message drive not formatted. How can I recover the data without formatting the flash drive since formatting will erase all of my data?


You can run a data recovery app on the drive and attempt to pull off any data still accessible. I recommend the GetDataBack Data Recovery apps from http://www.runtime.org . Get the one for the file system on your thumb drive and give it a try. These apps have recovered data from "dead" drives for me more times than I can count.

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I have a acer aspire 5315, on this the hard drive is split down into two called acer and data an mistakenly pressed format on the data side and now i have lost it can i retrive it?. has it suddenly been...


hi,
as hard drive has been formated , we request u to check with local tech as they have data recovery software that might recover data on the system . thanks and best of luck for data recovery

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How to recover formatted data


Formatting a drive only resets the FAT (File Allocation Table), where it stores the information about the files on the drive. You need to get a utility that can read the data directly from the drive, bypassing the allocation tables. There are many available, most are not free.
Try going to TuCows.com, they are sure to have the utility you need. Be sure not to write any new files to the drive and you should have no problem in recovering your data. Search for: Formatted Drive Recovery

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